Washington Park Arboretum

Description

Washington Park Arboretum contains 230 acres of trees (including oaks, conifers, Japanese maples), shrubs and plants from around the world, and one of the park's boulevards is open sunrise to sunset. Picnic in or cycle through the rhododendron collection, recognized as one of the best in the world. If you're looking for variety, you'll find more than 40,000 trees, shrubs, and vines, some of them very rare. The Japanese garden provides an extraordinary example of Asian design, including a teahouse where Chado tea demonstrations are offered. Plan to spend half a day here. One of the best natural wetlands within the city is located at the north end of the arboretum along Lake Washington. Use the nature walk through this ecosystem for birding of native species. Start your tour at Graham Visitors Center, located at 2300 Arboretum Drive East. For specifics on what's blooming, call 206-543-8800. For information on tea demonstrations, call 206-684-4725. The Japanese garden has an entrance fee.

Address

2300 Arboretum Dr
Seattle, WA 98112

Lat/Long

47.63812000, -122.29377000
Visit Website
(206) 543-8800

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